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Chitra Nitin Nadkarni

If you are running in Bandra in the morning, chances are you will run into a woman who sports long hair and runs very hard. Chitra Nitin Nadkarni’s return to running – she was a sprinter in her youth days – has given her due rewards. She finished among the top three in her age category in Goa and Hyderabad half marathons. Encouraged by her husband and daughter, Chitra ran her first half marathon in her 50th year. She shares…

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Ultra-Marathon Man

Just finished reading “Ultra Marathon Man – Confessions of an All-Night Runner” by Dean Karnazes – an absorbing and overwhelming story of his early athletic prowess, loss of his sister to accident, his subsequent forays away from running for 15 years and rediscovery of running to running ultra marathons to running crazy distances and impossible feats like running the south pole marathon, running 199 miles non stop etc. His heroic attempt at running the Western States 100 miler and succeeding…

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Sunil and Sangeeta Shetty

Sunil and Sangeeta Shetty became the first Indian couple to run 100kms together and they achieved it with some style _ bagging a podium each.Sunil, 51, finished second in the senior category while clocking 13 hours and 37 minutes, Sangeeta recorded 16 hours and 47 minutes to emerge top in her senior category. She, in fact, was the only woman to finish 100kms in all category. Though Sangeeta took more hours on that glorious November day, she will hold bragging…

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Venues for a 10k Tempo run

We would like to ask the runners where they would like to hold the 10K tempo runs that we have been organising every 3rd sunday of every month. 10Ks can be moved around so we would like to ask you to choose your venues for the next 6 months from the below list. In case you want add venues, please do so, but you have to provide logistics support, route map etc. for that venue. [yop_poll id=”3″]

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